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‘Tales’ on BET casting extras for episode inspired by Cardi B’s ‘Bodak Yellow’

‘Tales’, scripted anthology series transforming the lyrics of hip hop’s greatest hits into captivating visual narratives, will return to BET Networks for a second season starting April 23, 2019.

ATLANTA — Producers are now casting for the next episode of 'Tales' and it's inspired by Cardi B's hit song 'Bodak Yellow'.

Casting directors are looking for businessmen types, blue-collar workers and vixens.

‘Tales’, scripted anthology series transforming the lyrics of hip hop’s greatest hits into captivating visual narratives, will return to BET Networks for a second season starting April 23, 2019.

Each week, one of nine iconic songs will be distilled to its thematic essence and retold through the visionary mind of Irv “Gotti” Lorenzo. Love, murder, and a whole lot of hip hop will bring new life to songs.

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The series began filming season two in Atlanta back in September 2018. 

To date the series has signed on to 9 episodes including; Nas’ “I Gave You Power,” Cardi B’s “Bodak Yellow,” Lauryn Hill’s “Ex Factor,” Geto Boys’ “Mind Playing Tricks on Me,” Migo’s “Slippery,” Mary J. Blige’s “My Life,” Lil Uzi Vert’s “XO Tour Life,” and Dr. Dre and Snoop Dogg’s “Deep Cover.”

Created and executive produced by pioneering hip-hop hit maker, Irv “Gotti” Lorenzo and his Visionary Ideas production company alongside executive producers Ron Robinson and Robert Munic(Empire, Star, Fighting) and producers Darcell Lawrence, John Bryant and Sonny Lorenzo. The series has enlisted Joshua Butler(Pretty Little Liars, The Vampire Diaries, The Magicians, Shadowhunters), Erik White (50 Central, Tales S:1), Benny Boom(NCIS: Los Angeles, Black Lighting, The Quad), Tasha Smith(Why Did I Get Married, Daddies Little Girls, Star, Power), Robert Munic (Empire), and Nefertite Nguvu to direct episodes throughout the series.

 Writers will include Benjamin Moore, Leah Keith, Adam Wiesen, Patrick Coker, John Barcheski, Michael Cobain, and Leah Benavides.

 Filming for “Bodak Yellow” goes down Monday, Tuesday and Wednesday of next week.